Return on Investment

An investment that pays big dividends

College can be expensive, but it’s important to consider what you get from your education. The return on investment at Indiana University Bloomington is impressive: we’ll help you get a good job or get into graduate school, choose and prepare for a career, and most of all, live a fulfilling life.

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1,300+employers recruit at IU annually

A successful career

Whatever you want to do after college, an IU education will prepare you for it. Research shows that the skills students learn at IU—like problem solving, communication, and information analysis—are also the skills that employers covet the most in new hires.

And that’s just the start. Through internships and other career-enhancing experiences, personalized guidance from faculty, networking with alumni, and our distinctive two-tiered career services that help you identify your path and follow it, you’ll get ready to make the most of your post-IU opportunities.

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Great preparation for graduate or professional school

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The skills you develop at IU also prepare you for top graduate programs nationwide (including here). The percentages of IU students admitted to law school (86.2%) and medical school (51.8%) exceed the national averages (75.8% and 43.4%).

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